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LONDON. ANOTHER FAKE DREAM CITY?


London houses are built for people to sleep in, not to live in, London pavements are deprived of trees and its park lawns are painfully liveless. London air is a condensed tangle of destructive energy, blistering cold and intrinsically male. I arrive in the middle of a work day. The subway is cramped and there is little space for my…

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LONDON IS WHAT YOU MAKE OF IT


Some people put London high on their list of cities of historical and cultural significance, but to me this city is the only non British spot in the whole country. No doubt you will be able to find all the usual attributes of British lifestyle: Buckingham palace guards, the Royal family, afternoon tea, double decker buses, Notting Hills houses and…

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WHY WOMEN SHOULD TRAVEL ALONE


“Freedom is claimed, not received.”  You might be scared to travel alone because you don’t want to feel lonely, you are a bad planner and your map reading ability is not something to be proud of, because you can’t control your spending or because you don’t like talking to strangers, but you should not be scared to travel because you…

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